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#HESTAdivest campaign : HESTA divest from #Transfield + #ManusIsland concentration camp

HESTA — the industry super fund for health and community service workers — is a major shareholder in Transfield. You may remember Transfield from such campaigns as Boycott the Biennale of Sydney. Then and now, Transfield makes money from running … Continue reading

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Australian unions on the eve of May Day…

The Age reports (April 28, 2012) that there are 1.8 million union members in Australia. The report is based on the latest figures complied by the ABS: Trade union membership has generally declined since 1992. From August 1992 to August … Continue reading

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